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Google Glass rises like a phoenix, but now it is only targeting enterprises

Still housed inside Alphabet’s X moonshot division, Google Glass Enterprise Edition (Glass EE) has been relaunched – sort of. Back from a forced public-facing retirement, the augmented reality (AR) wearable is now being targeted squarely at the enterprise – as an aid for workers who might already have their hands full. Glass was ‘graduated’ from X, after Google gave up on its consumer vision, but the sort-of-new Enterprise team has been firmly housed inside the incubator. While Google, now Alphabet, ended the public beta for Glass, it didn’t really stop working on it. The beta drew a lot of attention from businesses that recognized the potential for a hands-free voice-enabled screen and interface, and in the two years that have…

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